Chris Borland should be applauded

Updated on March 29, 2015 - Before last week I didn't know who Chris Borland was. I didn't know he played the linebacker position with the San Francisco 49ers...

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Charlie and the hearing aid

Updated on March 28, 2015 - Many Branch men have been ardent duck hunters since they were knee-high to grasshoppers.

Tracking technology

Updated on March 25, 2015 - Ah, technology. It's a marvellous thing. Just this morning, I got an email from Rex at Innoveco Electronics.

Say it like it is

Updated on March 19, 2015 - How many suicides do you know about personally? Chances are, far more than you ever hear reported in the media.


Stay tuned

Updated on March 26, 2015 - As traditional methods of gathering and telling news evolve, new journalists are coming onto the scene bringing with them the...

My second anniversary

Updated on March 24, 2015 - Last Wednesday, March 18, I celebrated two years with The Compass.


WANGERSKY: Pension pettiness

Updated on March 17, 2015 - There was a story on the Google News feed this morning about the Samsung “whistle.” New Samsung phones won’t have the irritating...

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